The ape-army building the bridge of Rama

6th-century Ramayana discovered in Kolkata library, stuns scholars

Scholars at the Asiatic Society Kolkata were elated when they stumbled upon a brand new manuscript of Ramayana hidden away in a little known...
Science Behind OM

The Science Behind OM Mantra

Om is a mantra, or vibration, that is traditionally chanted during any Hindu Ritual. Originated from the Hindu scriptures, the mantra is considered to...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
800-Year-Old Jain Inscription

800-Year-Old Jain Inscription Uncovered in India

An 800-year-old inscription detailing a donation during the Hoysala Regime has been discovered in Arattipura, India. This find is thought to be a very...
Mahabharat

Jaya – The original name of Mahabharata

The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. Not surprisingly, Mahabharata has not merited as...
Jain statues at Gwalior

Rock-Cut Jain statues at Gwalior

Gwalior is an important city in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is rich in architectural marvels. The fort situated 100 m above from the town of...
Mahabharat and Veda

12 Amazing Scientific Inventions of Ancient Indian

Vedas and ancient Indian science theories are often considered as the most advanced works in the world from their era. There are scientists taking who...
Ruins of Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri – Ancient Buddhist Site in Odisha

You could be forgiven for not knowing about the sacred Buddhist sites in Orissa (Odisha). After all, they've only been excavated relatively recently and...
Somapura Mahavihara

Somapura Mahavihara – Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur

Somapura Mahavihara is an 8th century Buddhist monastery and an important archaeological site located in Paharpur, Naogaon District, Bangladesh. It is one of the largest and best...
pompei lakshmi statuette

Goddess Lakshmi statue in Pompeii

In 1939, Italian archeologist Prof Maiuri, discovered an artifact in the ruins of ancient Pompeii, that had a very Indian origin. This ivory statuette...

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Konarak Sun Temple

Beauty in ruins: The Sun Temple at Konark

The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the...
Reconstruction of Dholavira

Tsunami might have destroyed Harappan port town of Dholavira

Port town of Dholavira in Gujarat, the fifth largest Harappan site, might have been destroyed by a massive tsunami, a study by CSIR-National Institute...
Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered by ASI in Ladakh

Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered in Ladakh

The site was unearthed at 14,000 feet above sea level -- on the way to Sasar La which leads to the Karakoram Pass. It...
Pataleshwar cave temple

The Rock Cut Cave Temples Of Pataleshwar

Pataleshwar cave temple is one of the most popular rock- cut cave temples of India. This temple is a reminiscent of Ellora and was carved...
Lachit Borphukan

Lachit Borphukan – The Unsung Hero who Stopped Mughals From Conquering Northeast India

Assam was the only State in India which defeated successive attempts at invasion by the Delhi Sultans and the Mughal Emperors. The state survived 17...

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Kumari Kandam- The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam – The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures. Almost 100...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
Truth of Nehru Gandhi Family

Truth of Nehru Gandhi Family

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of modern India, and he ruled the country from 1947 to 1964. He was born on 14th...
Five Hollywood Movies inspired by Hinduism

Five Hollywood Movies influenced by Hinduism

The philosophy behind a couple of super hit movies in Hollywood is based on Hinduism. Hollywood itself has actually been embracing arcane Indian systems...
Indian caste System

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

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